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Mississippi: Cover Crop Field Day, Rolling Fork, Jan. 19

Mississippi: Cover Crop Field Day, Rolling Fork, Jan. 19

👤By Nathan Gregory, Mississippi State University 🕔Jan 12, 2018

The Mississippi State University Extension Service invites producers, landowners and professionals in the Delta to a Cover Crop Field Day Jan. 19. Carter Farms in Rolling Fork will host the free event beginning at 10:30 a.m. Local producers and MSU Extension specialists will

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Texas, Oklahoma: Auxin Training Added to Red River Crops Conference, Jan. 17

Texas, Oklahoma: Auxin Training Added to Red River Crops Conference, Jan. 17

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 12, 2018

The fifth annual Red River Crops Conference is set for Jan. 17-18 at the Southwest Technology Center, 711 W. Tamarack Road, Altus, Oklahoma. “Planning for Success – Crop Production Information Designed for Southwest Oklahoma and the Texas Rolling Plains,” will be hosted by

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DTN Grain Midday: Mixed Trade Ahead of Reports

DTN Grain Midday: Mixed Trade Ahead of Reports

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Jan 12, 2018

Trade is flat to lower ahead of the USDA WASDE, Stocks and Production numbers. CORN Corn trade is narrowly mixed with sideways trade ahead of the report coming at 11. Ethanol margins are fairly stable with the blender margins leading

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DTN Cotton Open: Extends Run to New Highs Overnight

DTN Cotton Open: Extends Run to New Highs Overnight

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Jan 12, 2018

March hit 84.65 cents. Supply-demand estimates scheduled for release by USDA at 11 a.m. CST. Cash online sales rose to a marketing year high of 52,922 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures extended a run to new contract highs in

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DTN Livestock Open: Lean Hog Paper Moderately Lower

DTN Livestock Open: Lean Hog Paper Moderately Lower

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Jan 12, 2018

Hog futures seem set to open moderately lower, pressured by follow-through and long liquidation. The cattle complex should open on a mixed basis with feeders losing more ground to their live counterparts. Cattle: Steady/Weak w/Tues Futures: Mixed Live Equiv $141.03

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DTN Grain Open: Quietly Higher Overnight

DTN Grain Open: Quietly Higher Overnight

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Jan 12, 2018

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: March corn was fractionally higher, March soybeans were fractionally higher, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was fractionally higher. CME Globex Recap: Friday is USDA January report day, and grains were quietly higher to start. Not that

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Moving Grain: Diesel Prices Hit 3 Year High

Moving Grain: Diesel Prices Hit 3 Year High

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Diesel Prices Hit $3.00 Per Gallon During the week ending January 8, diesel prices averaged $3.00 per gallon at retail sales. The last time the Energy Information Agency reported diesel prices above $3.00 per gallon was on the week ending

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Northern Corn Leaf Blight Genes Identified in New Study

Northern Corn Leaf Blight Genes Identified in New Study

👤By Lauren Quinn, University of Illinois 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Midwestern corn growers know the symptoms of northern corn leaf blight all too well: greenish-gray lesions on the leaves that can add up to major yield losses if not detected and treated early. Resistance genes have been identified in corn,

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Wheat Market: Sustained Demand in a New Price Environment

Wheat Market: Sustained Demand in a New Price Environment

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Six months into marketing year 2017/18 (June to May), total U.S. export sales of 19.5 million metric tons (MMT) are 8 percent behind last year’s pace according to USDA Export Sales data through Jan. 4. However, the estimated total value

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DTN Fertilizer Trends : Prices Up, Farmers May Have to Re-Work Budgets

DTN Fertilizer Trends : Prices Up, Farmers May Have to Re-Work Budgets

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Average retail fertilizer prices picked up where they left off at the end of 2017, continuing to move higher the first week of January 2018, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. For the first time in several weeks, all eight

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